The SpaceVilla Gelsi is a beautiful and modern villa situated on the north-western coast of Sicily in a residential area between Castellammare del Golfo and Scopello. Thanks to the proximity of the Zingaro nature reserve and to the beauty of the landscape and the coastline, this area is very appreciated from people looking for relax, nature and authenticity. Villa Gelsi is immerged in a beautiful and huge private park (2600 sqm) with beautiful lawns and many varieties of trees including olive, fig, pear, lemon, orange trees, tangerine, gelsi and kumquat. Surrounded with well-kept lawns is the beautiful and huge infinity pool 20 X 4 m large well integrated in the surrounding nature, paved with precious quartzite stone from India and equipped with 12 daybeds and outdoor sofa and armchairs. The large size of the pool will delight those who love swimming. The isolated situation of the villa is a guaranty of total privacy.
The villa was built in 1983 and was entirely restored. It took 2 years to complete the renovation (from 2011 to 2013) which was made with the highest quality materials, including stone on all floors (travertine and foussana) and in all bathrooms (marble and travertine); first quality electrical appliances such as Artemide and Flos; integrated air conditioning in all rooms and large sliding glass doors on the ground floor. The external lighting was created by a local luminist .
The internal area is 400 sq. meters large and it is divided in the following way:
On the ground floor: A large living room (100 sq. m) divided in 3 different sitting areas equipped with a large fireplace (2,2 m), modern design furniture such as Poltrona Frau, Lago, Kartell including 4 sofas and 4 armchairs, a large retractable screen (3 X 2,25 m), a video projector system and cable TV. There is also a large dining area.
The main kitchen is fully-equipped and made of first class materials such as Travertin, quartz, stainless steel and glass and it is equipped with dishwasher, fridge, induction hob, oven and a wine cabinet. The water is independent from the public network (water is extracted from a well with an engine) and filtered drinking water is available in both kitchens .
Both living room and kitchen open on to a large covered terrace (50 sqm) which is the outside dining area equipped with modern furniture, plants and with beautiful views on the surrounding garden and the pool.
Finally, a first sleeping area including: one large double bedroom with a 160 cm double bed, one double bedroom with 140 cm double bed, one bathroom with basin, bidet and shower and one independent WC.
On the first floor:
One master suite (38 sq. m) with a double bedroom (King size 180cm) equipped with first class furniture such as Lago and Lema; a Fireplace, an ensuite bathroom with basin, bidet, WC and shower all made with rare Striato Olympico marble and a large panoramic terrace with view on the surrounding hills, on the garden and on the pool.
A second master suite (20 sq. m) with a double bedroom (king size 170 cm), an ensuite bathroom with basin, bidet, WC and tub made with precious Carrara marble and with a terrace
One double bedroom with a 140 cm double bed
Two double bedrooms of 26 sq. m each with Mezzanine sleeping areas with a 140 cm double bed
A playroom (20 sq. m) equipped a French pool (3 balls), Card table, DVD player, and WII Nintendo
2 complete bathrooms with basin, WC and shower.
On the second floor:
A second kitchen (8sqm) adjacent to the roof terrace and equipped with dishwasher, fridge and induction hob.
The huge roof terrace (135 sq. m) equipped with comfortable sofa and armchairs, umbrella, plants and with stunning views on the surrounding landscape.
In the garden, close to the outside terrace is the laundry with a washing machine (8 kg), a dryer (8 kg), a sink and an independent WC.
The villa has also got a Wi-Fi connection.
The best points of this villa: The huge size of the pool, the high quality of the amenities and furniture, the comfort, the big size of the property providing total privacy, the beautiful garden, the proximity to Castellammare, Scopello and the Nature reserve of the Zingaro, the excellent restaurants in the surroundings. Guest AccessThe guests will have access to the integrity of the house and its equipment Interaction with GuestsWe will be happy to answer any questions you might have on the house and its surroundings. We can provide you with the addresses of the best restaurants, shops or pubs in Castellammare, Scopello and even Trapani and Palermo which are very nice places to visit. The NeighborhoodThe house is situated in a calm neighborhood in the middle of the Sicilian countryside which is ideal for casual walks or bike rides and even more sportive ones on the many paths around the hills. The neighbors are all very nice and will be please to tell you more about the area.
Villa Gelsi is the ideal place to relax but also for fitness. In addition to swimming, punching bag, mountainbiking, you will find in the surroundings of the villa various trails suited to jogging. You can also dive with the diving club of Scopello or Castellammare del Golfo. The depths of the Zingaro nature reserve are highly appreciated for the variety of their attractions. Getting AroundThe entrance to the highway is less than 6 kilometers from the villa so it is very easy to reach quickly all cutural and historical sites of the western part of Sicily such as Segeste, Erice, Trapani, Palermo.
The villa is 35 minutes away from the Palermo airport. The house is situated just at the west of Castellammare del Golfo. It is possible to take a taxi from the airport but a car rent is highly recommended. Other Things to NoteSporting equipement:
Table tennis, table football, boxing gloves and punching bag, pool accessories, 2 bikes, carom billiard.
Griddle, various board games, gambling table